The topic of racism in the fashion industry has reared it’s ugly head one to many times over the past several months. There was that ELLE France gaffe, Dolce & Gabbana’s mammy-esque designs and the recent blackface scandal with Numéro magazine. These instances and more remind us that the post-racial society that some like to think we live in is simply a hope and not reality.
One of fashion’s top models, Chanel Iman, is supporting that notion with a candid omission about her experience dealing with racism within the fashion industry.
Read more about the race issues in fashion at BlackVoices.